Resource Partners is a Certified Public Accounting firm, in the Athens, GA area, focused on providing businesses and individuals with top quality accounting, payroll, and income tax services on a timely basis.
Kathy Reising, CPA
Managing Partner Kathy Reising has a tenure of 20 years with Resource Partners. serving as Partner for a decade under its former ownership, G. Michael Smith and Associates. Kathy has her BBA in Accounting from the University of Georgia, is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and AICPA, and is a graduate of Leadership Oconee 2018. She advises businesses and families in any accounting needs as a friendly financial partner. An Oconee County native, she is deeply involved in her community. Kathy is a trusted, natural leader and serves as a Charter Member and the Foundation Chair for the North Oconee Rotary Club, Fundraising Co-Chair of the Pilot Club of Oconee County and is an active member, Assistant Treasurer and the Chair of the Outreach Committe at First Christian Church Watkinsville, When she isn't leading her team and clients or volunteering, Kathy spends time with her husband and two daughters and enjoys recharging with a good book or in her garden.
William "Bill" Fyffe, CPA
Bill Fyffe is a Partner with over 23 years of public accounting experience. He holds a Bachelor's in Marketing from West Georgia College and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia. Bill is a trusted, faithful resource that specializes in individual and business taxation and challenging tax situations. As a CPA, Bill is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, as well as a member of Athens Sertoma Club and provided educational instruction to young adults in Eckerd Connects Paxen's WIOA non-profit program. Bill enjoys mountain biking and soccer. He and his wife, Susan, love to travel and spend time with their three children.
Leigha Streetman, CPA
Partner Leigha Streetman has been with Resource Partners since graduating at the top of her class from the University of Georgia with her BBA in Accounting in 2005. A forward-thinking and dedicated accountant, Leigha enjoys helping individuals and businesses plan for the healthiest financial future possible. She specializes in business accounting records, financial statements, and tax. Leigha is active in her community as a member of the Classic City Rotary Club and has served as treasurer for multiple years. In her spare time, Leigha and her husband, Josh, enjoy traveling and spending time with their daughter, Laila. She is also an avid reader.
Seth Robison, CPA
Seth Robison is a Partner at Resource Partners and is passionate about helping individuals and businesses in the Athens area plan for the future and make the best financial decisions today. With a BBA in Accounting from the University of Central Florida, Seth is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Seth specializes in not only tax preparation but corporation, partnership and non-profit advising, and he is particulary passionate about the Chief Financial Officer services Resource Partners provides to businesses and non-profits around the state. He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Athens and has served as a board member of the Athens Jaycees. When he isn't advising businesses and non-profits, Seth enjoys spending time with his wife, Haley, and their sons, Dean and Ellis. He also enjoys the outdoors including hiking and camping or working on projects around his home.
Staff Accountant Gina Seymour has been with the firm for 20 years. Her time with Resource Partners has always been marked by her helpful, professional attitude. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and specializes in payroll reporting and bookkeeping, so she is an excellent partner for balancing finances and navigating challenges for her clients. A native of Athens and University of Georgia graduate, Gina has always called Athens home and enjoys giving back to the community as a regular blood donor. In her free time, Gina enjoys reading or exploring new cities with her husband, Wil.
Sarah Robinson is a graduate of the Atlanta School of Business and a friendly face who greets anyone who steps into the Resource Partners office. She is the firm's Office Administrator, and with decades of experience in office and personnel management, Sarah is an incredible asset to the Resource Partners team, kindly helping everyone feel as equipped and supported as possible. When she isn't busy keeping everything moving full steam ahead at Resource Partners, Sarah serves her community and church as an ordained minister, certified with the Georgia State Board of Pardon and Paroles.
Patty Kennedy is the office administrator and customer service expert at Resource Partners. She loves serving as a resource to anyone who needs help at the firm, and always does it with a cheeful attitude, constantly seeking opportunities to learn new things and equip her team well. A native to upstate New York, this Athens transplant grew up in the Classic City, earned her Marketing degree from Athens Tech, and raised her two sons with her husband Jim in Oconee County. Patty is active within the community as a member of a running club, a book club, a Lector at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, biking, as well as serving as the Chair for the office food drive for the Georgia Accounting Food Fight, benefitting the Food Bank of NE Georgia. When she is not at the office or serving her community, Patty and her husband Jim take advantage of the great music scene in Athens by listening to live shows or spend time at home working in the garden. The empty nesters also enjoy cheering on their son Craig in his swim meets for LaGrange College and visiting their son Jamie, who is an Army Lieutenant at Fort Hood.
Heidi Cozzens is a Staff Accountant and Bookkeeper with Resource Partners. She received her BBA in Accounting from Terry College at the University of Georgia in December 2012 and joined the Resource Partners team in January 2018. Heidi enjoys working at Resource Partners with “some of the nicest people she’s known.” Outside of work, she enjoys reading, playing card and board games, and visiting family. Heidi and her husband Doug live in Commerce, Georgia. They have seven daughters and currently three grandchildren.